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UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Thursday, March 5
    Jack Kelly Talk
    From the author of Band of Giants, on the American Revolutionary War. 7pm. Refreshments, free. Phone: 845-757-3771. Email: tivolilibrary@gmail.com. Url: http://tivolilibrary.org.

  • Friday, March 6 - Sunday, March 8
    La Cage Aux Folles
    Diana di Grandi directs this Up In One Production of Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. This show is of an outrageously funny and touching story—one of family values, love, diversity and acceptance. Fri & Sat at 8pm; Sun at 3pm. Tkts: $27/ $25. Phone: 845-876-3080. Email: upinoneprod@aol.com. Url: http://centerforperformingarts.org.

  • Friday, March 6 - Saturday, March 7
    Haydn's The Creation
    Conducted by Leon Botstein, chorus directed by James Bagwell. W/members of American Symphony Orchestra, Bard Conservatory Orchestra & Festival Chorale & Chamber Singers &Graduate Vocal Arts Program, and Longy Chorale. 8pm. $25–40. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Friday, March 6 - Sunday, March 8
    Dance Concert
    Choreographed and performed by Bard students. Fri–Sat 7:30pm, Matinees: Sat 2pm & Sun 4pm. Free, reservations required. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Friday, March 6
    Morton Talent Show
    Local residents perform on stage .. .visual art on walls and edible art on table. 6pm. Suggested donation, $5. Phone: 845-876-2903. Email: mortonrhinecliff@gmail.com. Url: http://morton.rhineclifff.lib.ny.us.

  • Saturday, March 7
    HV LGBTQ Gala
    10-year anniversary of founding of LGBTQ's Hudson Valley Center. Cocktails, fine dining, auction, and dancing at 6pm. $150/$75. Phone: 845-331-5300. Url: http://LGBTQCenter.org.

  • Saturday, March 7
    Backyard Wildlife
    Learn how to attract birds, butterflies & endangered local animals. W/ecologist Casey Tompkins. At 1pm. Phone: 845-757-3771. Email: tivolilibrary@gmail.com. Url: http://tivolilibrary.org.

  • Saturday, March 7
    Scrabble Rabble
    Open scrabble games for all ages. 1pm. Phone: 845-758-3241. Email: redhookpr@gmail.com. Url: http://redhooklibrary.org.

  • Saturday, March 7
    Opening, Paperwork
    Reception for show of works on/with paper using various different mediums. 5pm–7pm. Phone: 845-758-6575. Email: redhookcan@gmail.com. Url: http://rhcan.com.

  • Sunday, March 8
    Geography and Gender
    Part of Olana's "Deep Air" Art Series, featuring poet, artist bookmaker, curator, and professor Deborah Poe and visual artist Kazumi Tanaka exploring complex issues of geography and power (gendered, nationalist, and resource-based. 3–5pm. $5 per person; Ages 10 and up. Phone: 518-828-1872 x109. Email: shasbrook@olana.org. Url: http://olana.org.

  • Sunday, March 8
    Gilded Age Tea and Talk
    Tea & refreshments in the servants' dining hall served during talk about visiting etiquette and such paraphernalia of the Gilded Age as calling cards. $30/$25. Reservations req. 1pm. Phone: 845-889-8851 X300. Email: Donald.Fraser@parks.ny.gov . Url: http://staatsburgh.org.

  • Tuesday, March 10
    Erik Larson's Dead Wake
    Book launch including author talk for new novel by NYTimes bestselling author about the sinking of the Lusitania 7pm. Tickets required and available online. Phone: 845-876-0500. Email: rsvp@oblongbooks.com. Url: http://oblongbooks.com.

  • Tuesday, March 10 - Thursday, March 12
    Faculty Dance Concert
    Along with Zvi Gotheiner, artistic director of ZviDance, a NYC based contemporary dance company, who will stage excerpts from his 1991 seminal work, Chairs. Fri–Sat 7:30pm, Sat 2pm & Sun 4pm. $15; free w/Bard ID. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Thursday, March 12 - Saturday, March 7
    How do you Feel about Money?
    Workshop w/Ceil Berlin LCSW and Carol Light PhD. 7pm. Phone: 845-876-4030. Email: starrdirector@starrlibrary.org. Url: http://starrlibrary.org.

  • Thursday, March 12
    Richard Price Talks with Joe Donohue
    Price (writing as Harry Brandt) will discuss his new book THE WHITES w/WAMC'S Joe Donohue, host of the Roundtable, followed by a Q&A & book signing. Tkts required, which may be purchased via Oblong's website; $10 (can be applied towards purchase of book at event). 7pm. Email: info@oblongbooks.com. Url: http://oblongbooks.com.

  • Friday, March 13 - Sunday, March 15
    La Cage Aux Folles
    Diana di Grandi directs this Up In One Production of Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. This show is of an outrageously funny and touching story—one of family values, love, diversity and acceptance. Fri & Sat at 8pm; Sun at 3pm. Tkts: $27/ $25. Phone: 845-876-3080. Email: upinoneprod@aol.com. Url: http://centerforperformingarts.org.

  • Friday, March 13
    Live at the Elmendorph
    Free concert w/locals Roger & Lenny (joined by Maggie Rothwell): Songs from the Everly Brothers, Beatles & more. RH Library program. 7:30pm. Phone: 845-758-3241. Email: redhookpr@gmail.com. Url: http://redhooklibrary.org.

  • Saturday, March 14
    Hermes Mallea and Caribbean Escapes
    Olana's "Armchair Travel" Series: Join designer and author Hermes Mallea for a nostalgic celebration of the glamor of warm-weather destinations as Mallea focuses on some of the most exclusive resorts of the mid-twentieth century, the subject of his new book, Escape. 3–5pm. $5. Phone: 518-828-1872 x109. Email: shasbrook@olana.org. Url: http://olana.org.

  • Saturday, March 14
    St. Patrick's Day Fun
    Leprechaun traps! At 1pm. Phone: 845-758-3241. Email: redhookpr@gmail.com. Url: http://redhooklibrary.org.

  • Sunday, March 15
    A Celtic Celebration
    Dinner, Dancing, Live Music, and Irish Step Dancers from The Dutchess School of Performing Arts & The D'amby Center. Sunday March 15th at 5pm at The Baptist Home. Reservations a must by calling 845-876-2071 x107. Adults Children. Dinner Choices: Corned Beef & Cabbage or Traditional Irish Lamb Stew, prepared by our Culinary Trained Chefs. There will be Raffles & a 50/50. Phone: 845-876-2071. Email: sbernard@baptist-home.com. Url: http://communityatbrookmeade.org.

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Dutchess/Columbia Community Businesses

Specializing in non-chemical treatment of water and bacterial elimination. Drinking water and municipal treatment available. Commercial and residential treatment available. Rentals and financing plans offered. The standard of excellence in water treatment since 1973.

1888 Rt. 9W, PO Box 239, Lake Katrine
845-876-4489 or 845-336-4353

An elegant rustic hideaway and working horse farm (with two donkeys!) on 40 acres. Sweeping pastoral views, rooms with fireplaces and jacuzzis, woodland walking trails, private decks, and great hospitality. All private baths and A/C. Farm-to-table breakfasts and dessert table complimentary with your stay. Weekday discounts for seniors.

52 Pells Rd., Rhinebeck
845-876-6838

Mette Coleman is a New York State–licensed physical therapist who has been practicing physical therapy and Pilates for more than 20 years. Mette Coleman has extensive clinical experience and advanced formalized training in soft tissue injuries and dysfunctions. Mette Coleman treats a diverse population in her practice ranging from performing artists, chronic pain patients and athletes. By appointment only.

6423 Montgomery St. Suite 17A, Rhinebeck
845-876-3220

Former college admission director helps students discover and gain admission to best-fit, affordable colleges, while minimizing senior-year stress. Complimentary first consultation; hourly sessions and comprehensive value plans available. Sandra M. Moore, M.A.

845-424-8336

Your area professional since 1968, is always buying and selling coins currency, gold and silver, jewelry, old marbles, postcards, toys and many other small collectibles. Fair and honest dealings guaranteed. Bill and Ruth Blair. Call for appointment.

845-254-4717

Vicki L. Haak, CFP®, Financial Advisor—Personal financial planning, including planning for risk protection, taxes, retirement, estate preservation investments and asset allocation.

30 E. Market St., Rhinebeck
845-876-1157

Institutions and small businesses have unique needs and practices that reflect their work, their culture, and their clientele. FileMaker technologies and a skilled consultant can help you meet these needs with custom solutions designed to grow and evolve. Peter brings over ten years of experience in web design and FileMaker database development.

112 Elm Street, Saugerties
845-475-8466 or 845-849-1636

Social dance instruction. Private lessons by appointment. Group classes in Beginner Social Ballroom and Latin Dance. Next group starting Sunday 3/1/2015: Beginner Ballroom at 6pm & Beginner Latin at 7:30 pm.

7345 S. Broadway, Red Hook
845-876-3303 or 845-471-4362

Health Quest Urgent Care offers WALK-IN URGENT CARE at two locations for a variety of illnesses with no appointment necessary. Pediatric and adult care. X-Ray onsite. Visit website below for information.

Lagrangeville: 1100 Route 55, 845-454-4455 Hours: Mon–Fri 8am–8pm; wknds 8am–2pm.
Wappingers Falls: 1530 Route 9, 845-297-2511 Hours: 7 days 8am–10pm.

Our company is ranked highest in dollar sales out of all independent brokerage firms belonging to the Mid-Hudson Multiple Listing Service. Our offices, located in Millbrook and Rhinebeck, specialize in country and village properties in Dutchess and Columbia Counties.

51-3 East Market St, Rhinebeck
845-876-6676

NDH is a Health Quest Affiliate, offering emergency, medical and surgical services, an award-winning birth center, nationally ranked Bone and Joint Center, Center for Healthy Aging, physical rehabilitation services, medical imaging, a Sleep Disorders Center, and specialty women's services through Women's View, as well as the NDH Breast Care Center and Dyson Center for Women’s Imaging. Log on to our website or “like” us on Facebook to stay up to date on all our latest advances!

6511 Springbrook Avenue, Rhinebeck
1-877-729-2444

Full range of tree services; small or large projects. Serving Columbia and Northern Dutchess Counties. Locally owned and operated. Robert Everhart, ISA-certified arborist, with over 20 years experience in tree care, preservation and maintenance.

23 Orchard Rd, Hudson
518-822-9154 or 845-489-3572

We're a small boutique agency specializing in antique country homes and historic Hudson townhouses. We're sophisticated, honest and creative professionals who enjoy matching our customers with the most charming and interesting houses in the Hudson Valley. Check out our website, and see why people are saying it's the best real estate site anywhere. Or stop by and see us in Tivoli, Hudson, or Catksill.

41 E. Market St Suite 6, Rhinerbeck
845-876-5100

Highest quality wallpaper hanging. 30 years experience in the New York metropolitan area, now installing wall coverings in the Hudson Valley also. Skilled in all types of wallpaper. Excellent references. Insured.

845-679-8305 or 917-574-7002

Our aim is to give you an authentic, integrated and transformative yoga experience. We welcome you to come just as you are and enjoy ongoing weekly classes. We offer: Yoga for Every Body, Vinyasa, Affordable $5 Community Class, Beyond Basics, Svaroopa, Tai Chi, as well as special workshops and teacher training. Find our schedule online or drop us an email.

403 Warren St., Hudson
518-828-1034

AboutTown Ulster: PO Box 474, New Paltz, NY 12561, 845-691-2089  EMAIL US
AboutTown Dutchess/Columbia: The Chocolate Factory, 54 Elizabeth Street, Suite 11, Red Hook, NY 12571, 845-758-3616  EMAIL US
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